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21/10/16 Steves Charity Fundraiser

  Silverlining Charity Mission to Namibia 2016 – Steve Rogers Charity Fundraiser – Walking Football Game & Raffle Friday 21st October, 7pm Many of you will know Steve Rogers, a member of the walking football section at Beechcroft. At the end of October, Steve will be going out to Namibia with a group of around […]

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BWFC Over 50 & 60 Friendly Games Update

It’s been goals galore for the Birmingham over 50’s and over 40’s in the past two weeks, The over 50’s enjoyed a crushing 21-2 win over the newly formed Telford United, and the over 40’s enjoyed similar success whilst beating Sutton Town 12-5. The usual suspects, Dave Wright and Andrew Struthers were instrumental by scoring […]

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15/8/16 Manchester over 50s (6 a side) success!

Birmingham Walking football over 50’s, triumphed at the Etihad Stadium to qualify for the final of the champions trophy, after their now seemingly inevitable slow start they produce some excellent football to win this qualifying group. An energetic Wigan Athletic side romped to a two goal lead which left Birmingham too much to do before […]

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ASDA TOKENS COLLECT TO WIN!!!

PLEASE EVERY TIME you visit Parkgate ASDA in Shirley when paying at the till point collect a HANDFUL of green tokens and place them in the BEECHCROFT collection box at the top of the escalators in the entrance, and help us win a donation for our club!

2/8/16 BWFC V COVENTRY

BWFC 1 Coventry 0  (Over 60’s) A ‘friendly’ friendly was carried out at Beechcroft last Tuesday for the over 60’s with Birmingham winning 1-0. In a largely one sided encounter Coventry defended well and the Coventry keeper pulled off a couple of great saves to keep his team in it.  Frank Hughes scored the only […]

RAINBOW CHILDRENS HOSPICE WALKING FOOTBALL TOUNAMENT – OVER 60s 31/7/16

Big thanks to the over 60s Birmingham walking football team who yesterday headed off to Nottingham to fly the flag for Beechcroft in the Rainbow Childrens Hospice event. The team finished 3rd overall with victories over Stamford and Lincoln. The low spot of the day was a defeat to locals Hartshill. BWFC went on to play […]

RAINBOW CHILDREN’S HOSPICE WALKING FOOTBALL EVENT Nottingham over 50s 31/7/16

Birmingham over 50’s continued their improvement to confirm their status as a top 6 team in the country with a very credible runners up spot to the impressive double national championships Leggy Mambos from Barnsley. At times their football was sublime, as the first half demolition of last years Runners up in the Nationals, Burton […]

CLOSURE WEDNESDAY 20TH JULY

ON WEDNESDAY 20TH JULY 2016 BEECHCROFT COURTS/PITCHES WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL 4PM DUE TO FLOODLIGHT INSTALLATION THEREFORE ALL CLASSES WILL BE CANCELLED. THIS IS A ONE OFF DUE TO THE FITTERS NEEDING ACCESS TO THE COURTS. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

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BWFC Over 50s Kidderminster Tournament

Last month BWFC visited Kidderminster Harriers, who hosted their first tournament. The tournament involved six local teams, BWFC’s results were as follows: BWFC v Hindlip    W    5-0 BWFC v Kidderminster B    W    3-0 BWFC v Hartshill A    D    0-0 BWFC v Kidderminster A    W    3-0 BWFC v […]

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House of Commons FA Presentation

  Today was a very proud day for BWFC as our very own John Cassano, who has been with our Walking football Club since the very early days, was presented with a commendation for being a finalist in the FA Mars Just Play Player awards 2016. John and Birmingham’s Walking Football Manager Paul Murtagh attended […]